Paul Rudd to Play Dual Role in Netflix Comedy Series Living With Yourself

Filmdom’s Ant-Man has landed a supersized Netflix gig. Paul Rudd is set to star opposite himself in Season 1 of the new comedy series Living With Yourself, TVLine has learned. RELATEDStreaming TV Renewal Scorecard: What’s Returning? What’s Cancelled? The project, which hails from Emmy and Peabody Award winner Timothy Greenberg (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart), centers […]

‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’ Trailer: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Reunite for a New Horror Comedy

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have been collaborating for decades, from the British TV series Spaced to director Edgar Wright’s Cornetto Trilogy and the Greg Mottola alien comedy Paul. But now the beloved duo have formed Stolen Picture, and they’re both co-starring in the new production company’s debut film called Slaughterhouse Rulez. It’s a cheesy-looking […]

Hasan Minhaj's Netflix Comedy Series Patriot Act to Debut in October

Hasan Minhaj is making history at Netflix: The Daily Show correspondent will host his own series, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, on the streaming service this fall, making him the first Indian-American host of a weekly comedy show. RELATEDThe Kominsky Method: Michael Douglas Netflix Comedy Gets Premiere Date And he isn’t the only Daily Show alum […]

The Kominsky Method: Michael Douglas Netflix Comedy Gets Premiere Date

Netflix will soon reveal The Kominsky Method. The single-camera comedy series from sitcom titan Chuck Lorre (The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men) and starring Academy Award winners Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin will be released on Friday, Nov. 16. The announcement was first made on Twitter, along with the streaming service’s portion of […]

‘Shazam’ Trailer Breakdown: Bringing Some Magic, Comedy and Life to the DC Extended Universe

If you told me before San Diego Comic-Con started that the first trailer for Shazam! was going to impress the hell out of me, I would have said you were crazy. But here we are after the sneak peek debuted in Hall H and spread across the web like wildfire, and even after seeing the […]

Cassidy Freeman Joins Cast of HBO's Danny McBride Televangelist Comedy

The Gemstone family keeps growing: Smallville alum Cassidy Freeman has joined the cast of Danny McBride’s HBO comedy pilot The Righteous Gemstones, TVLine has learned. Gemstones stars McBride as Jesse, the eldest son in a famous family of televangelists; John Goodman co-stars as the Gemstone family’s patriarch. Freeman will play Jesse’s wife Amber Gemstone, who gave […]

Adam Devine Joins Danny McBride's Righteous New HBO Comedy Pilot

Call it Devine intervention: Adam Devine (Workaholics, Modern Family) has joined the cast of’s HBO’s religiously-tinged comedy pilot Righteous Gemstones, which hails from Eastbound & Down/Vice Principals auteur Danny McBride. In the potential series, McBride stars as Jesse Gemstone, the eldest son and “heir to the throne” of a world-famous televangelist family “with a long tradition of deviance, greed, […]

The Filmmaker Wringing Truth — and Comedy — From Addiction

Seventeen years ago, Tess Sweet wanted to disappear. Suicidal, addicted to heroin and consumed by shame and rage following a sexual assault, she couldn’t see how she might someday help others suffering similar pain. Today, Sweet is a filmmaker living in Santa Cruz, California, using her experiences with addiction and mental illness to shift the […]

Fred Armisen Bringing ‘Los Espookys’ Spanish-Language Comedy Series to HBO

HBO is a prime destination for great comedy with shows like Silicon Valley, Veep, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Larry Sanders Show and more in the cable network’s roster. But their new collaboration with Fred Armisen and Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels is something much different. HBO has given the greenlight to a new half-hour […]

Vice Principals Reunion: Edi Patterson to Co-Star in Danny McBride's New HBO Comedy The Righteous Gemstones

Bedazzling news: One of Vice Principals‘ hidden jewels will be among Danny McBride‘s Righteous Gemstones. McBride has tapped his gloriously daft former co-star (and TVLine Dream Emmy nominee) Edi Patterson to join him in his latest HBO comedy endeavor, TVLine has learned exclusively. In Righteous Gemstones, McBride stars as Jesse Gemstone, the eldest son and “heir to the throne” of a […]